I like the stone base. We could use brick to match house. Traditional structures like this new pergola–porch can be built from modern materials that are impervious to moisture and insects (Kleer Lumber components from Tapco).
String lighting can really take your backyard pergola to the next level of enchantment. - Forever Redwood Team "Backyard pergola with string lighting can often be a wonderful place of gathering of family and friends.